Have You Visited Niagara Falls Yet?

So the other weekend I went to a Wine and Chocolate Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake which is about 15 minutes from Niagara Falls. I went with a travel company called Circle the World and the weekend was really great! So I have a separate post on the festival under the Food tab but now I just…

Miami Over New Years…

It was time to get out Dodge and so I went to Miami to pay a family visit.  The weather was awesome and it was really great to shed the “coat” and “gloves”. 🙂 I also have to admit that it was birthday time and so my sister-in-law and I went to Shucker’s Bar and…

Route 28 and The World’s Largest Kaleidoscope

I was able to get out of the city to explore some small towns of the Catskill Region. Route 28 has fast become the place to drive through to experience spas, gourmet food outlets, fresh farm produce, wine shops, art galleries and quaint towns. We started off by visiting the World’s Largest Kaleidoscope which was…

Morocco and The Sahara

I had the opportunity to go to Morocco and The Sahara for a 15 day trip.  It was really magical, educational and very eye and heart opening.  I had no expectations and so for me it was a true adventure which unfolded itself-one “magical-day” at a time… What I came to discover was that Morocco…

Santiago-Patagonia-Buenos Aires

As I looked out at the grey building and the freezing weather I knew that it was time to head out of DodgeLOL! This time I decided to visit Santiago, then fly to the Patagonia region and then finish my adventure by visiting Buenos Aires. So after an overnight flight to Santiago, we arrived in…

Bali: Scenes from a Market!

In my recent visit to Bali I stayed in Ubud at Villa Agung Khalia.  I had the opportunity to visit the market in Ubud as part of a Balinese Cooking Class experience. The sites and sounds of the market just delighted me and I wanted to share what I saw in a simple display of…

A Trip to Iceland

For the longest time, I’ve been wanting to visit Iceland and I finally got there by taking a trip with http://www.zirkeltheworld.com. The tour was for five days and four nights and I knew that would be enough for me at this point in the summer and to bring me into the Fall. So first let…

Route 28-Way to Go!

Time to get out of Dodge and I decided to take a short weekend adventure on Route 28 through the Catskills with the Zirkel the World (www.zirkeltheworld.com). So we left the city about 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and headed off to Route 28 to visit Phoenicia, Margaretville, Andes and Roxbury (with an overnight in Roxbury-more…